California DMV Locations
California is located on the US west coast along the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest state in US by population and is third largest by area. The population of California is estimated to be around 38 million, therefore, if California were a sovereign state it would be 34th largest by population.
The large cities and towns in California are connected through highways, freeways and expressways which requires special training of the drivers in California. Within cities and towns, the extensive traffic level warrants a premium driving skill displayed by the drivers.
The car culture in California which was an outcome of the higher income levels in terms of automobile affordability has resulted in many vehicles. California has one of the highest cars per capita ratios in western states. An important step in owning a car or any vehicle in California is the registration of vehicle including paperwork and titling.
The department of motor vehicle is California is a state owned entity that is created to provide local populace primarily the services related to driving license, vehicle registration and traffic laws implementation (with the help of local cops and other law enforcement agencies). Additionally, this state entity also provides services related to commercial driving license, state ID cards, vehicle titling and traffic tickets management.
Department of motor vehicle (DMV) has many offices across the state of California. These offices are located in almost every county of California. Depending on the population the concentration of these offices is in the high population areas like greater LA area, greater San Diego area, greater San Francisco area and Sacramento area.
Each office has its own office timings and the offered services. Commercial driving license related services and titling services are offered at limited locations, while most locations provide driving license and vehicle registration services.
For locating a DMV office near to your location, please select your relevant county from the table below.
List of Counties in California
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